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  • Surprise vigil organized for Crystal Lake woman fighting epilepsy

    Sun falling on the parking lot of Woods Creek Elementary School, a growing purple mob awaits migration.
    July 31, 2014 - 11:51 pm
  • Chicago mayor defends welcoming immigrant kids

    CHICAGO – Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says bringing to Chicago some 1,000 immigrant children who have fled Central America is simply the right thing to ...
    July 31, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • More school employees can give epinephrine injection under new law

    A law that takes effect Friday expands the list of people who may give epinephrine injections to schoolchildren suffering severe allergic reactions.
    July 31, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Demoted worker shoots CEO, kills self in Chicago

    CHICAGO – A demoted executive shot and critically wounded his company’s CEO before fatally shooting himself Thursday inside a high-rise office buildin ...
    July 31, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Rauner says he'll be 'champion' for farmers

    CHICAGO – Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner said Thursday he would work to reduce taxes and regulatory burdens on farmers and would trave ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • Mistrial granted in ex-nursing assistant's sex case

    WOODSTOCK – A sex case involving a health care worker came to an abrupt end Thursday when a McHenry County judge declared a mistrial after finding tha ...
    July 31, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Oakwood Hills plant proposal delayed until October

    OAKWOOD HILLS – The developers behind a controversial $450 million power plant in Oakwood Hills will have more time to address their critics, after zo ...
    July 31, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • Colorado woman guilty of kidnapping newborn nephew

    MADISON, Wis. – A woman who admitted to taking her newborn nephew from a Wisconsin home and ditching him in freezing temperatures outside an Iowa gas ...
    July 31, 2014 - 6:42 pm
  • W. Africa Ebola outbreak tops 700 deaths

    FREETOWN, Sierra Leone – The death toll from the worst recorded Ebola outbreak in history surpassed 700 in West Africa as security forces went house-t ...
    July 31, 2014 - 6:38 pm
  • U.S., U.N. announce deal on 72-hour Gaza cease-fire

    JERUSALEM – Israel and Hamas have agreed to a 72-hour humanitarian cease-fire beginning Friday, during which time there will be negotiations on a more ...
    July 31, 2014 - 6:36 pm
  • CIA spied on Senate, internal review finds

    WASHINGTON – The CIA's insistence that it did not spy on its Senate overseers collapsed Thursday with the release of a stark report by the agency's in ...
    July 31, 2014 - 6:32 pm
  • Former Algonquin homebuilder sentenced to 15 months for bank fraud

    ALGONQUIN – A former area homebuilder was sentenced Thursday to 15 months in federal prison for defrauding a bank of more than $1 million tied to the ...
    July 31, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Police: Woodstock man threatened girlfriend, her co-workers

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock man was arrested after police said he threatened his girlfriend with an illegally owned gun, then showed up at her workplace i ...
    July 31, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Police: Teens damaged 19 vehicles in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – Police say two local juveniles – and a possible third who has since moved – are responsible for damage to 19 vehicles in early July.
    July 31, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • Lakemoor plans for bike path construction in spring

    LAKEMOOR – The first major project in Lakemoor’s effort to connect its neighborhoods with biking and walking paths is moving ahead.
    July 31, 2014 - 11:46 pm
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